The oil spill from Sanchi which sank off-China has reportedly spread to 101 square kilometres, or roughly the size of Paris.
China's Ministry of Transportation, meanwhile, says they will be deploying underwater remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs) to investigate four leaks originating from Sanchi which is now 115 metres under the sea.
It has dedicated two more vessels for oil response operations; the total number of ships involved in the oil control operation is now 13.
Panama-flagged Sanchi reportedly sank in the East China Sea on 14 January, releasing oil into surrounding waters.
The National Iranian Tanker Company-operated Suezmax tanker, which was carrying 136,000 metric tonnes (mt) of condensate to South Korea, caught fire after being involved in a collision with Chinese freight ship CF Crystal on 6 January, 2018.
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Published: 19 January, 2018
PetroSeraya appoints YTL PowerSeraya veteran See Yoong Hwee to drive its fuel tank leasing operations; together with Rafe Liam as Commercial Manager, they will spearhead the company’s initiatives.
‘This biofuel bunker delivery represents a new chapter for Eng Hua as we are now moving with the times towards the era of decarbonisation,’ Mike Sin, Director at Eng Hua, tells bunkering publication Manifold Times.
MPA has also asked Glencore to improve its internal procedures to ensure that prompt action is taken in future when it becomes aware of, or reasonably suspects, any irregularity in fuel quality, it states.
Dynamic Asset Investments Limited and Goldsland Holdings Co Ltd helped Vermont UM Bunkering maintain a “Cash Float” of about SGD 100,000 to facilitate “buyback” bunker transactions at Singapore port.
Senior Cargo Officer gained SGD 48,800 worth of commission from “buyback” bunker transactions and illegally obtained SGD 410,712.257 by cheating Vermont, a Singapore court heard on Thursday (21 July).
Firm hopes to leverage partnership in Greece as a springboard to expand into neighbouring and overseas markets including Europe and China, says Robin Van Elderen, Regional Head Bunkers, Europe, Sing Fuels.